MANILA, Philippines — The country’s most prestigious beauty contest just revealed the Top 16 candidates competing for the title of Miss Universe Philippines.
The top 16 candidates were announced during the coronation night in Bohol, where they were chosen following their respective introductory walks and after the first set of special awards were handed out to several candidates.
The following candidates will take the competition to the next round:
Miss Masbate Kisses Delavin
Miss Pangasinan Maureen Wroblewitz
Miss Aklan Christelle Abello
Miss Misamis Oriental Chella Grace Falconer
Miss Manila Izabella Umali
Miss Albay Janela Joy Cuaton
Miss Cavite Victoria Velasquez Vincent
Miss Angeles City Mirjan Hipolito
Miss Mandaluyong Ma. Corazon Abalos
Miss Taguig Katrina Dimaranan
Miss Cebu Province Steffi Aberasturi
Miss Laguna Leren Mae Bautista
Miss Paranaque Ma. Ingrid Santamaria
Miss Romblon Jane Nicole Minano
Miss San Juan Rousanne Bernos
Miss Cebu City Beatrice Luigi Gomez
Delavin was the first candidate to be called after earning the highest number of votes on Lazada’s voting page.
Only one winner will be crowned Miss Universe Philippines in December, and she will compete in the 70th Miss Universe pageant in Eilat, Israel.
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